Kim Sethna, Ed.D.

Core Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Kim Sethna has held several educational leadership positions throughout her career, including classroom teacher, principal, curriculum director, interim superintendent, school board member, and court-appointed special advocate (CASA) for abused and neglected children.

Currently, Dr. Sethna is an adjunct professor for graduate education courses at Ursuline College in Cleveland, Ohio, and an educational supervisor for student teachers from Kent State University.

Dr. Sethna lives in Macedonia, Ohio, with her husband, Farhad, and four children.


  • Bachelor's in Elementary Education
    Slippery Rock University
  • Doctorate in Administrator Leadership for Teaching and Learning
    Walden University
  • Master's in Educational Administration Elementary
    Duquesne University

Research Interests

  • Educational leadership
  • Pre-service teacher preparation

Program Affiliations

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Master of Education

Designed to help you become a school principal, the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program will teach you to effectively lead, run, and manage a PreK-12 school.


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M.Ed. in Educational Leadership for Graduates of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Master of Education


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M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Master of Education

This degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to help other teachers reach their full potential. You’ll learn to interpret research on leadership models, teacher evaluation, and motivation, and use it to develop professional learning opportunities that promote continuous improvement


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Certificate in Teacher Leadership Certificate

Developed to enhance professional skills, this program provides an opportunity for teachers to learn how to support other teachers through learning how to help them reach their potential in teaching.


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